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Classroom GHS/Hazard Communication Training 2020 Bloomington

Ended Jun 30, 2020

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Full course description


Course Introduction

This course is to provide IUB employees with the information needed to be able to identify hazards associated with chemicals they may be exposed to in their workplace; how to properly label chemicals in accordance with global harmonization system; and how to protect themselves from chemical hazards during normal work and in the event of a chemical emergencies.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the module, you will be able to:

  • Know the chemicals in your workplace and their hazards
  • Know the proper personal protective equipment and work procedures
  • Know what to do in the event of an emergency involving chemicals

Module Topics Include

  • The requirements of the Hazard Communication Standard
  • The location and availability of the written Hazard Communication Program
  • The details of the Hazard Communication Program including an explanation of the labeling system and the safety data sheet and how employees can obtain and use the appropriate hazard information
  • Methods and observations that may be used to detect the presence or release of a hazardous chemical in the work area
  • The physical, health, simple asphyxiation, combustible dust and pyrophoric gas hazards, as well as  hazards not otherwise classified, of the chemicals in the work area
  • The measures employees can take to protect themselves from these hazards, including work practice controls, emergency procedures and personal protective equipment

Course Creator 

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Length: 1 hour

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Credit: Certificate

Audience: All IUB employees